Farmers in 88 counties will be able to request low-interest loans to make up for crop losses that occurred due to heavy rainfall.
Agricultural experts are expected to predict a poor harvest this year because of near-record rainfall in June and July.
INDOT says a stretch of I-69 will be complete by the end of 2015; the Hoosier State Rail Line is secure for two years. Read more in our morning roundup.
The state is requesting a secretarial disaster declaration for 53 of its 92 counties where recent flooding and heavy rains have caused crop damages.
Agricultural economists say corn farmers could see a 12-percent drop in their revenue from last year.
The first in a three-part series on the dangers of pesticide drift reports on how misplaced pest-control chemicals can encroach on people's livelihoods.
Too much rain can cause fungi and disease to grow on certain crops.
With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.
Indiana Department of Agriculture officials say the so-called "green manure" helps soil recover faster if there is little rain.
74 of the state's 92 counties had been given some form of disaster status as of Monday.